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Spasms are a common symptom of essential tremor?

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In brief: Not usually

Spasms unlikely to be caused by essential tremor, and more likely due to other causes.

In brief: Not usually

Spasms unlikely to be caused by essential tremor, and more likely due to other causes.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Vernon Barton
Frequent other causes include dehydration, calcium and/or magnesium deficiency.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
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In brief: No

By definition, tremor should be the only predominant sign/symptom of et.
A person could tense up their muscles in a conscious effort to control the tremor and that could be perceived as muscle spasm.

In brief: No

By definition, tremor should be the only predominant sign/symptom of et.
A person could tense up their muscles in a conscious effort to control the tremor and that could be perceived as muscle spasm.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Dr. Bahman Omrani
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